The sign for "spring" is based on the sign for "GROW." This is a noun verb pair. If you use a single motion it means
"grow." If you use a double motion it means
"spring" (or "garden" or "a plant").
SPRING-(springtime) / PLANT / garden:
Generally use a double motion.
Sample sentence: "Which do you like best? Spring, summer, or autumn?"
GROW uses a single motion.
PLANT-(potted) (English Sign version) (NOT ASL)
This version is generally regarded as "Signed English" It means "plant" as in "a potted
I'll show this to you in case you see it out in the community, but I
recommend you just "spell" P-L-A-N-T when referring to a potted plant or
just use a small version of the sign SPRING.
Note: To sign "garden," I do the sign "grow" using a small, quick
motion, then I move my hands a couple inches to the right and sign "grow"